Miscellaneous relay in 900 series. Many Volvo fans are familiar with Ox-gard, which is a similar zinc compound. Headlight Relay for 240 1986-93. If you think this relay may have failed in your car, you may test by temporarily bridging pins 87 3 and 30 4 on the connector plug. If you pick up a relay and shake it and can hear a rattle, look for a loose coil.
This relay may be used for the following: 1. The door lock actuators, people say, use the wiring that degrades too. Then I replaced the Fuel Injection Relay and the intermittent stalls have disappeared - a major boost of confidence before Holiday travels! Power window relay see photo , 240 1978-93, 260 1978-81 one needed. I went through all the normal replacements: in tank fuel pump, high pressure fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump relay, ignition coil, still no go. The other main fuse box, is situated next to the engine bay firewall, on the driver's side refer to diagrams below. They are almost new and you can actually see at night now. Aftermarket part made in Germany by Kaehler.
I'm looking at a Volvo service manual-the main lighting relay for post-1985 models appears to be located to the left of the steering column, under the far left heater vents for the driver's window. Parking lights left side , License plate light: 8A. The fuse label is on the back of the ashtray. We developed an easy to install lumbar repair kit about 15 years ago and is still one of our top sellers! Yeah I think the turn signals may have used some of that biodegradable wiring from the mid 80's. Spare fuses are in position 23, 24, 26 of the fuse box. Then power is switched to pin 87 when relay is activated.
Likewise to this graphic, inside our opinions, this is one of the greatest photo, and now what do you think? This one is found next to the power door locking relays, which can be seen to the right of the headlight relay. I'm trying to fix that now. The fusebox is in that area, but closer to the door. Here's a Brickboard post regarding a couple of Radio Suppression Relay replacements. If the plug becomes melted like this one, a new plug is available cheap. This one has a higher amp rating than the original Bosch 'K' relay, which was only rated 15 Amps x 2. The car would start ok but would die as soon as a load was put on it.
If you have older or original relays 10 years and up in your Volvos, or if you are experiencing intermittent or temperature related or fuel related stalls or mysterious electrical issues, it might be time for a relay replacement before it leaves you stranded. It happens many times faster if the car has been living outdoors for years in the weather for 30 years. The blowing of the red fuse has been happening for some time now. I will say that the list here, is basically giving every problem I have ever had with one. Seat heater relay for 700 all years. I got my jeep as is with no owners manual, and have been working on wiring issues ever since, so I hope you find this info useful!! I wonder if a Volvo specialist would have diagnosed the problem earlier? Welcome to Matthew's Volvo Site.
Dielectric Grease can buy some protection in the form of encapsulation from moisture, but it also carries with it the potential disadvantage of locking in moisture or corrosion which may have already started. Once the car does start it runs fine. I guess the engine heat would cause a bad solder joint to open up and block spark to the engine. This depends upon the model and year. If you can manage to do that, your pump will run continuously and you can drive the car without any adverse affect. There have been lots and I mean lots of little issues that have taken it off the road many times. The clicking you hear is the sound of this relay.
Fits 1986-93 240, 1986 and later 740, 780, and 1991-94 940. Points of lost contact may be evident and repaired by soldering together. This white plastic handle is not really required, simply pull out the fuse using your fingers. . More than likely there is a dead short with one of the wires going to the switch.
The cure is a new plug and new terminals or clean the ones you have really well. It is attached with two screws from the right side. It's to the left of the steering column on the lower part of the dash. However is a correct substitute: This relay may not be found in the usual fuel pump relay location shown by the Relay Diagrams I have listed above. The overdrive works off of hydraulic pressure and as they age, they begin to lose pressure and engagement will become unreliable. This condition eventually damages the power circuit to the point the relay loses power and fails to operate. And we also feel you arrived here were looking for this info, are not You? Carb needs an overhaul now.
It had a little clip on it that you had to turn and the door would come open and the fuse box was right there. The most common failure is overheating of the main 12V power connection to the point that the solder joint fails. Not for use with automatic climate control. You need to specify what type of vehicle you have. That would be nice, right? The turbo does have a tendacy to overheat, at times, due to the air flow of the air conditioner getting plugged up.